Legal Aid ACT helps people in the ACT with their legal problems, especially people who are socially or economically disadvantaged. We can help you with legal problems about criminal matters, family breakdown, child support, mental health, domestic violence, debt, housing, social security and immigration. See What We Do or Call the Legal Aid information helpline on 1300 654 314 or Contact Us to find more about how we can help you.
If you have received a letter from Centrelink asking you to confirm your income, or a collector is telling you that you owe Centrelink money, please contact Canberra Community Law on 02 6218 7977 for assistance.
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Legal Aid ACT now has Cultural Liaison Officers to assist members of the community from culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds with their legal problems.
We have lawyers on duty at many courts and tribunals in the ACT, who can advise and assist people in urgent matters if they have not made prior arrangements.
If you can't afford a lawyer, you can apply for a grant of legal assistance to help you pay for a lawyer to run your case.